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Doug Reeve elected fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada


Prof. Doug Reeve was among four U of T Engineering professors and one alumnus to be included in the latest cohort of individuals to be elected fellows of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC). The appointments honour their exceptional contributions to engineering in Canada. Read more.
 

Now hiring! Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) – Design, Safety, and Fundamentals in Chemical Engineering


ChemE invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment in the area of Design, Safety and Fundamentals in Chemical Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. The expected start date is Wednesday, July 1, 2020. All application materials, including reference letters, should be received by Monday, March 2 , 2020. Please help promote this position to those who are qualified. Click here for the full job description.
 

Now hiring! Assistant Professor – Sustainable Water Processing for the Resource Industry


ChemE invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in advanced approaches and technologies for water treatment (recovery-purification-recycle) and management for the natural resource sector. The expected start date is Wednesday, July 1, 2020 or shortly thereafter. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Please help promote this position to those who are qualified. Click here for the full job description.
 

Campus Police presentation and Q&A on Wed, Jan 15


Campus Police will be giving a presentation about personal safety and security on campus, as well as in the Wallberg Building. The talk will take place from 12:10-1pm in WB116 on Wednesday, January 15. This is an interactive session so please come prepared with all your questions.
 

Free two-week gym membership at Hart House


Jump-start your new year with a free two-week membership at Hart House Fitness Centre. The offer includes: free one-hour personal training session; free towel service; access to over 59 classes; and access to pool, gym, weight room, cardio spaces, squash courts, dance studio and more! There are no conditions to this offer. For details and to register visit harthouse.ca/campaigns/2weeks. The offer expires on Friday, January 31, 2020.
 

REMINDER: WHMIS refresher video and quiz


If you missed the WHMIS refresher session on Monday, December 2, please watch the refresher video and take the mandatory quiz. Both must be completed by Friday, January 31, 2020. To watch the video and take the quiz, click here.

Grad Office


PhD Qualifying Exams


Chester Pham
Date of Meeting: Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Start Time: 12pm
Location (Building and Room): WB407 
PhD Qualification Examination Committee Membership
Chair: Prof. Emma Master 
Supervisor: Prof. R. Mahadevan
Co-Supervisor: Prof. A. Savchenko
Other Member(s): Prof. A. McGuigan (by Skype)
Additional Member(s): Prof. Keith Pardee (Pharmacy)

Kavya Siddartha
Date of Meeting: Thursday, January 9, 2020
Start Time: 12pm
Location: WB407
PhD Qualification Examination Committee Membership  
Chair: Prof. D. G. Allen 
Supervisor: Prof. R. Mahadevan
Other Member(s): Prof. A. Savchenko
Additional Member(s): Prof. E. A. Edwards, Prof. A. Yakunin (via Skype)

Dafni Giannari
Date of Meeting: Thursday, January 9, 2020
Start Time: 3pm
Location: WB407
PhD Qualification Examination Committee Membership
Chair: Prof. D. G. Allen 
Supervisor: Prof. R. Mahadevan 
Other Member(s): Prof. A. McGuigan (by Skype)
Additional Member(s): Prof. John Parkinson (Biochemistry)

Hongting Liu
Date of Meeting: Thursday, January 9, 2020
Start Time: 3pm
Location (Building and Room): WB215
PhD Qualification Examination Committee Membership 
Chair: Prof. V. G. Papangelakis 
Supervisor: Prof. G. Azimi 
Other Member(s): Prof. C. Chin
Additional Member(s): Prof. N. DeMartini


PhD Reading Committee Meeting - Sofia Lemak


Date of Meeting: Friday, January 10, 2020
Start Time: 10am
Location (Building and Room): WB115  
Reading Committee Membership
Committee: Chair: Prof. A. Savchenko; Supervisor: Prof. A. Yakunin; Other Member(s): Prof. A. Ensminger (Biochemistry)

 

SGS 2019-2020 Sessional Dates

Upcoming Events


January 22 - LLE: Bridging Chemical Engineering and Quantum Nanotechnologies to Healthcare and Environmental Protection Applications (Frank Gu, University of Toronto) | Wallberg Building WB116 | 12-1PM

January 31 - Teaching Effectiveness Food for Thought Lunch: Topic - tbd | WB215 | 12-1PM

February 5 - LLE: The Rise of Sustainable Finance in Addressing Climate Change (Nicole Vadori, AVP and Head of Environment, TD Bank) | Wallberg Building WB116 | 12-1PM

February 21 - ChemE Graduate Research Day (GRD) | Great Hall, Hart House for poster session and lunch, various locations for interviews and tours | 9AM-5PM

March 6 - Teaching Effectiveness Food for Thought Lunch: Topic - tbd | WB215 | 12-1PM

March 18 - LLE: Renewable Chemicals and Fuels: From First Principles to Chemical Manufacturing (Dionisios Vlachos, University of Delaware) | Wallberg Building WB116 | 12-1PM

March 25 - LLE: Lubricin – Alleviating the Effects of Dry Eye (Gerald Fuller, Stanford University) | Wallberg Building WB116 | 12-1PM

March 27 - Teaching Effectiveness Food for Thought Lunch: Topic - tbd | WB215 | 12-1PM

April 3 - 4th annual ChemE Exhibition & 35th ChemE Dinner | 89 Chestnut Street Residence | 4-9:30PM

April 8 - LLE & AEESP Distinguished Lecture: Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind: Acid Mine Drainage and Climate Change in the Rocky Mountains (Diane McKnight, University of Boulder – Colorado) | Wallberg Building WB116 | 12-1PM

April 24 - Teaching Effectiveness Food for Thought Lunch: Topic - tbd | WB215 | 12-1PM

May 29 - Teaching Effectiveness Food for Thought Lunch: Topic - tbd | WB215 | 12-1PM
CHEM ENG NEWS is a weekly summary of news, events and opportunities for students, faculty and staff of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry. If you have questions or comments, please contact: external.chemeng@utoronto.ca. Catch up on missed issues by visiting our archive. All contents copyrighted. © 2010 The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto.






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